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The Keeper Of The Secret

In a graveyard near MB’s HX homeland stands a headstone with the following inscription:

John Murphy died this

11th day of October 1784

aged 219 years… 1,017 more words

Irish Man In The Middle East

Flight of Fancy

Continuing on with photos I took in Asheville’s Riverside Cemetery, this is one of the most fun engravings I’ve seen on a gravestone. Though I usually find older graves more interesting than contemporary ones, I love the bold, graphic design and whimsical character of this winged insect. 137 more words


Sacramento Historic Cemetery

I find quiet time photographing at the Historic Cemetery in downtown Sacramento. Interesting to look at the writings left on the gravestones. Notice the details of life expectancy, family size, distance traveled to get to this final resting space. 77 more words



The proliferation of social media and smart phones have blurred the lines between our real and online lives. But what happens when we kick the bucket? 42 more words



Unplowed graveyard road
Jesus walking on the snow
Arms outstretched, downhill

Remembering Death

“You are dust, and to dust you will return.” Genesis

Some images are striking reminders of death. There are few like seeing your name etched on a gravestone.

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